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Play Ball!

I wonder what are the words or what is the ritual that for you indicates the winter is over and spring has arrived? That the season of...

Louder Than Words

I spent most of last week in almost complete silence. I was on retreat for five days at New Calmaldoli Hermitage, just south of Big Sur. In...

This Is Us

I do not usually watch network TV. But one evening as I was working on my computer, seated in the room where the TV is located, I...

The Meadows

Since moving to Vallejo one of my favorite places to walk is only a few minutes drive from our house. I like to call it “the meadows”...

Remembering Peg

This week we have been deeply saddened to learn of the recent death of one of our mentors, Peg Van Loo. Peg had stepped away from active...

Love and Loss

As you know, today is Valentine’s Day. In the Christian calendar, it is also Ash Wednesday. This is the first day of Lent, which is a season...

Tea Time

One of the great traditions that I enjoyed while growing up in Britain was the tradition of teatime. I am certain it was the bain of all...

Taking The Risk

This week I have been thinking a lot about research, reward, and risk. On Monday, Chris and I had lunch with our good friend Tom, who is...

In Transition

I am writing about transition this week mostly because we have several teams who are in the midst of a transition. That is, there is a mentor...

Feeding and Being Fed

At my house we recently discovered the TV show “Worst Cooks in America.” The show is in its twelfth season, so we are pretty late to the...